Street Art D.C.

To be perfectly clear I live in a suburb OUTSIDE of D.C. Residents of D.C. take offense to you saying you live in D.C. when you actually don’t. In defense of the suburbs nobody really know any of them by name so it’s just easier to say “Washington, D.C.” or “DMV”. Either way I hardly…

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Prenatal & Postpartum Depression… and everything in between.

All I could think about when I was younger was how I couldn’t wait to be grown. Now look at me… wishing to be young again. Growing up ain’t all it cracked up to be. I would like to know where I can return this adult and get my younger self back? Most days I…

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Why is being a mom so hard?… and coffee cake.

“You shouldn’t hold him so much” said the nail tech as she started my pedicure. The one I had hesitated getting because I had the baby with me and I knew I wouldn’t be able to really relax. If you saw my feet you would know this was a matter of life or death tho.…

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Will Travel For Food

One of the things that I miss the most about being away from home is the food. Of course family and friends are at the top of the list but food is definitely a close second. It’s something about the food in the place that you grew up in, its so comforting. Even if the…

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Road Trips and a stiff drink.

Road trips and infants do not go together… No really! They don’t! I’m not sure at what point I thought it would be simple traveling with an infant (can I still call him that? he’s 6ft tall) but it is not. We live in Northern Virginia and decided to travel to Panama City, Florida for…

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I cook with alcohol… a lot!

Cooking with alcohol is a major part of… well… cooking. Alcohol and it’s acidity brings out the flavor in most dishes the same way salt does. It can take a dish from good to great. That’s not entirely why I cook with it tho. I mean that’s the biggest reason just not the ONLY reason.…

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Please don’t wake me up…

I can be lazy… ok ok,  I am lazy but that has also made me very efficient. If you want to find an easier way of doing something ask a lazy person. I also very, very productive but in the laziest way possible. I make these huge to do list and commit to checking off…

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Cajun is more than salt…

I pulled up my pinterest today and a recipe came up that really worked my nerves… Cajun Chicken Pasta. It was suppose to be a copycat recipe from a menu item that Chili’s once served or something Yall…. Y’All…. The only spices listed were salt and pepper…. Not a cayenne pepper or a red pepper…

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School is closed again?!?!

About 8:50pm I got the dreaded text message “Code Red Prince William County Schools closed for Inclement Weather… High Winds. Ok LOOK… Im about sick and tired of this school closing ONCE A WEEK! At least! I have no problem with my child being at home but they have been out of school a lot.…

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